Jackson Will Direct next Tintin…Eventually

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The Spielberg/Jackson MoCap film The Adventures of Tintin from 2011 may not have fared as spectacularly here as with the European audiences, but the film did favor well with critics and there are two sequels scheduled in the works. For the first film, Steven Spielberg directed and Peter Jackson produced. For the next installment, the two titans will reverse jobs and because of this, Jackson says the production of the next Tintin film will have to wait for a wrap on The Hobbit films.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 41: Cal Brunker – Writer/Director of ‘Escape from Planet Earth’

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Scorch me, baby! Straight from Planet Baab all the way to the Dark Planet itself, we’re back with another episode.

Marc and Matt interview Cal Brunker the writer/director of Rainmaker Entertainment’s Escape from Planet Earth. They discuss Cal’s introduction into the world of animation, what it’s like working at different animation studios, and the zombie version of Gary Supernova.

Also discussed: review of Dreamworks’ The Croods, new trailers for Despicable Me 2 and Turbo, and whole slew of animation news.

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Tintin Sequel in 2015, says Spielberg

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In an interview published in the Times of India, Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg let slip that the sequel to his and Peter Jackson’s 2011 animated effort, The Adventures of Tintin, would be ready by Christmas, 2015.

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